2017 New CPT Codes for Billing Coding Presumptive Drug Class Procedures, UDS, Urinary Drug Screening and Immunoassay | Point of Care UDT
Jan29

2017 New CPT Codes for Billing Coding Presumptive Drug Class Procedures, UDS, Urinary Drug Screening and Immunoassay | Point of Care UDT

***** 2018 CPT CHANGES – REVISED CODE 80305. READ HERE **** Wow! we have new codes effective January 1, 2017 for Presumptive Screening Toxicology CPT codes. These will replace both the AMA CPT and Medicare’s HCPCS for presumptive drug testing. The following AMA CPT codes for presumptive urine drug testing are now DELETED and no longer recognized… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this...

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How much is Allowed During the Global Period Using Modifier 58, 78 and 79
Jan17

How much is Allowed During the Global Period Using Modifier 58, 78 and 79

How much is Allowed During the Global Period Using Modifiers 58, 78 and 79 These 3 Modifiers are commonly used when the service was rendered during the Surgical Global Period. And you might be wondering how are they being reimbursed based on the allowable amount? Well, here’s what I thought I should be sharing to you. Modifier 58  What it indicates, “staged or related procedure or service by the same physician during the...

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2017 Deleted Epidural Pain Management Billing Codes 62310, 62311, 62318, 62319
Jan12

2017 Deleted Epidural Pain Management Billing Codes 62310, 62311, 62318, 62319

DELETED EPIDURAL CODES Effective January 1, 2017 and are REPLACED! 62310 Injection(s), of diagnostic or therapeutic substance(s) (including anesthetic, antispasmodic, opioid, steroid, other solution), not including neurolytic substances, including needle or catheter placement, includes contrast for localization when performed, epidural or subarachnoid; cervical or thoracic 62311 Injection(s), of diagnostic or therapeutic substance(s)...

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2017 Epidural New Codes for Pain Management Practice – it’s in the Imaging
Jan12

2017 Epidural New Codes for Pain Management Practice – it’s in the Imaging

2017 Epidural New Codes for Pain Management Practice Effective January 1st 2017 your Epidural Pain Management Billing Codes 62310, 62311, 62318, 62319 have been DELETED! Here are our new codes for 2017 Epidural New Codes for Pain Management Practice! Keypoint – it’s in the imaging!! 62320 Injection(s), of diagnostic or therapeutic substance(s) (eg, anesthetic, antispasmodic, opioid, steroid, other solution), not including...

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Why Physicians Medical Practice Cannot Make More Money
Jan09

Why Physicians Medical Practice Cannot Make More Money

Here are the 7 Common Reasons that I know make sense why many physicians cannot make more money! 1. Reimbursements are NOT being Maximized due to Poor Medical Coding Knowledge, Skill and Analysis Let me show you some example: a. Bilateral Procedure billed anatomically at only “one side” b. Surgery Converted to Open Procedure (the OP report documents from “Lap” to “Open” was performed) – how...

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